Portsmouth, VA
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Portsmouth Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Portsmouth Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
96,201

Age

PEOPLE OF Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.55
5 To 17 15.99
18 To 24 10.52
25 To 34 16.09
35 To 54 24.18
55 To 64 12.03
65 Years And Over 13.64

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.5
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.6
COLLEGE GRADUATES 20.8

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Portsmouth 23075 21299.385579286234 #EE2025
USA 28889 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Portsmouth 45676 22699.67042510763 #EE2025
USA 53657 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.2%

Employment Industries in Portsmouth

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 16.0
Retail 11.9
Manufacturing 11.7
Public Service 9.8
Education 7.8
Accommodation 7.6
Construction 6.6
Administration 5.1
Other 4.8
Transportation 4.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.0
Finance 3.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 39.5
Black Or African American 52.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 1.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Some Other Race Alone 3.2
Two Or More Races 0.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 3.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 6.2
Irish 5.9
German 5.5
African 3.8
Italian 1.9
Scottish 1.4
French 1.3
Polish 1.1
Scots-Irish 0.7
European 0.7
Dutch 0.6
Welsh 0.5
Norwegian 0.4
French Canadian 0.3
Swedish 0.3
British 0.2
Hungarian 0.2
Finnish 0.2
Czech 0.2
Russian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 95.2
Spanish 2.5
French 0.5
Chinese 0.3
German 0.2
Italian 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Japanese 0.1
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian) 0.1
Korean 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Russian 0.1
Persian 0.1
Pacific Island languages 0.1
African languages 0.0
French Creole 0.0
Thai 0.0
Hebrew 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Portuguese 0.0

Foreign Born Portsmouth Residents:
2.6%